The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport’s week-long competition in three disciplines, dubbed Sports for All, concluded on Monday. In the football tournament, Western University became champions after beating Mekong Kampuchea University 5-2 in a pulsating final at a rain-soaked Boeung Trabaek high school pitch. Meanwhile, Hun Sen Bun Rany Phsar Doeum Thkov high school triumphed in volleyball, with Chea Sim Samaki high school claiming runners-up spot and Reussei Keo High school in third. The best basketball team was Seila Meas, with Chinese school Toun Fa in second and Hun Sen Bun Rany Phsar Doeum Thkov high school in third. Lak Sam Ath, Director of the Department of Physical Education and Sports at the Ministry, noted the importance of local tournaments for the development of the sports sector in the Kingdom.
Sports for All wraps up its three tournaments
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